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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:06:00 +0000
Bank hackers team up to spread financial Trojans worldwide The gang agreements focus on theft, malware capabilities, and territory grabs.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:45:00 +0000
China to lead APAC tech spend, 5G race ahead of global markets China will remain Asia's largest in terms of tech spending, growing 4 percent this year and 6 percent in 2020, and lead global markets in the 5G race where its investments in telecommunications account for 57 percent of the country's overall spend.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:10:58 +0000
Canberra kicks in AU$220m to regional telco program The government will fund two more mobile blackspots rounds with AU$160 million, and a Regional Connectivity Program with AU$60 million.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:17:22 +0000
MongoDB investing 'heavily' on R&D down under Its global community team is also headquartered in Australia.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:23:32 +0000
The future of graphics is unquestionably AI image generation: Jensen Huang Nvidia CEO tells ZDNet that a new take on Quake II points the way to the future.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:07:24 +0000
University of Melbourne transitions into 'smart' campus The real-time availability of information has allowed the university to transform its facilities into smart campuses powered by the Internet of Things.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:35:33 +0000
Facebook to overhaul ad-targeting system after discrimination complaints Housing, employment, and credit ads will no longer be hidden from users of certain ethnicity, gender, or age groups.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:26:25 +0000
Public Service review calls for stable 'spine' of digital platforms Common platforms would help the Australian Public Service operate more efficiently, a review led by former Telstra CEO David Thodey has said.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:07:00 +0000
Tencent to axe 10 percent of senior managers: Report A number of Chinese tech companies have reportedly announced plans to axe staff despite the claims being denied by China’s official department.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:01:32 +0000
100 vendors make Aussie whole-of-government software panel The panel refresh is meant to simplify how the Australian government procures tech-related products and services.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:52:36 +0000
Kaspersky files antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia After Spotify complained about Apple's unfair App Store policies to EU authorities, Kaspersky does the same in Russia.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:26:11 +0000
SAP adds more intelligent capabilities to Analytics Cloud New features like natural language querying take advantage of machine learning to create smoother workflows.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:15:00 +0000
Google announces Stadia game streaming platform Stadia platform will let you play games on Google's servers but beam high-quality video feeds to your own devices.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:44:00 +0000
Some Windows 7, 8.1 users reporting Security Essentials and Windows Defender problems Some Windows 7 and 8.1 users are noticing that their automatic anti-malware protection has been turned off and are seeing out-of-date virus definitions. A definition update fix is available now.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:39:00 +0000
Is IBM’s AI demonstration enough for a quantum killer app? IBM reports results of running a machine learning classifier on two qubits of its "IBM Q" quantum computer. The researchers haven't yet found the "quantum advantage" over classical computing, but are hopeful they're going in the right direction. Is there approach of massive compute enough to dispel deep learning's fascination with hierarchies of representation?

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:18:00 +0000
These are the top ten security vulnerabilities most exploited by hackers But one simple thing could help stop the vast majority of these attacks, say researchers.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:15:00 +0000
Severe security bug found in popular PHP library for creating PDF files Vulnerability patched last year, but many websites and web apps will most likely remain vulnerable for years.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:49:00 +0000
Boeing 737 Max: Software patches can only do so much Systems architects, engineers, and management can all learn from the history of the development of this complex aircraft.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:42:00 +0000
iMac Pro upgrade: How to spend over $15k in 15 seconds Alongside the iMac upgrade, Apple also silently updated the iMac Pro, making it even easier to spend more than $15,000 on a Mac.

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Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000
Instagram launches in-app checkout capability Checkout on Instagram, now in closed beta, will let users buy, track and manage purchases directly within the Instagram app.

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